The Third Annual International CEO Forum of DFIs was successfully held at the Parkroyal Hotel, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on November 27 and 28, 2006 with the theme “SME Banking: Structures, Dynamics and Challenges”. The event was hosted by the Association of Development Finance Institutions of Malaysia (ADFIM) and co-organized with ADFIAP. About 100 delegates from member-banks including local delegates, international partners and program sponsors attended the event.
This year’s theme focused on different country experiences of SME Banks from various regions – ASEAN, Pacific Islands, East and North Asia, South Asia, Central and Southwest Asia, and Europe/North America. Y.B. Tan Sri Nor Mohamed Yakcop, Minister of Finance II of the Government of Malaysia, delivered the inaugural address. More information on the forum will be soon available in the ADFIAP website at www.adfiap.org.